Inbound or outbound?

Last week, I had my spring break trip to Nebraska, for the second time in as many years.

Yep, spring break means family or academic excursions for me. No sun, sex, surf, and sloshedness!

I drove from Kenosha to Omaha last Friday for a cousin’s בר מצווה (bar mitzvah) and then went to Lincoln. The drive included 2 gas stops, a pure washroom stop, and a food-and-relief stop.

Yesterday, I drove from Lincoln to Kenosha in “one fell swoop.” That is, the only stops I made were 2 gas stops and 3 stops at the john. (Obviously, I would be wise to avoid drinking tea on my next long drive!)

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It’s a drag!

I know that I have posted about this before, but it’s still a lament that I am not alone in making. But, I’ll try to make it somewhat poetic. I’m nobody’s poet, but hopefully it won’t be half-bad. (And no, I’m not about to start talking about pina coladas.)

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China (not the country)

If I’m not talking about the country, I must be talking about the nice dishes. Yes indeed, that is what I’m referring to. I used them at the first סדר (seder) on Friday night, but not at Hillel on the Saturday night last week.

However, today, I’d like to balance some on the bridge of my nose.  (Wait a second. Why? Read on to find out.)

Your author is NOT going crazy.